Jason Long is a Partner in the firm’s Lewisburg office, is the Chair of the Education Law Practice Group and a member of the Labor and Employment Practice Group. Jason's practice concentrates on two areas of law that are quite diverse from each other. The first area of Jason’s practice originates from his pre-lawyer days as an educator as well as growing up as the son of a county school superintendent. Jason focuses on representation of numerous county boards of education in the firm’s Educational Law Practice Group, providing a wide range of services, including, but not limited to, guidance on personnel matters (both service and professional personnel), student and employee discipline matters, and due process hearings. He often provides in-service training to school personnel on issues such as student rights, student discipline, employee discipline, employee evaluations, and updates on the ever changing educational laws.
The second area of Jason’s practice focuses on enforcing the collection rights and security interests of creditors. In this area of the law, Jason has experience in defending creditors and debt collection entities in litigation where claims have been asserted against such entities for alleged violations of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protect Act (“WVCCPA”) and/or the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. In addition, he has experience in defending automobile manufacturers in various claims, including lemon law defense actions brought under the WVCCPA. Also, in this practice area Jason has extensive experience in representing factoring companies in the purchase of structured settlements in statutory petition proceedings in state court brought under the WVCCPA.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Jason S. Long